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There is a big new update for the Nintendo Switch with the 4.0 update that adds a number of notable and welcome features – perhaps the biggest update is the video capture support – and the ability to transfer data to a new system. 

With the update applied, you can hold down the Capture button and this will record the previous 30 seconds of gameplay and add it to your album. You can then edit your videos and share it to Facebook and Twitter, supported games include The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Arms, and Splatoon 2. This feature is not yet available for Mario Kart 8 and Nintendo says "many more games" will add support for video capture in the future. 

Some of the other neat features in the 4.0 update is the ability to transfer user and save data to another Switch, and it sounds like this is a permanent migration, "Once the process is complete, the user information, the associated save data, and the software purchased with the user account that is transferred will no longer be available on the source console," reads a line from Nintendo's explanation. Complete instructions on how to perform the data transfer can be found here on Nintendo's Support site.

The new Switch 4.0 update also gives the news feed a new look and a new feature that removes a particular channel's content from the feed when you unfollow the channel. Finally, the patch makes a change to wireless connectivity. 

Have a look at the update launch video below: 

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